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Museum of Science and Technology of Catalonia

Local name: Museu de la Ciència i de la Tècnica de Catalunya

The Museum of Science and Technology of Catalonia was founded in the second half. Of the 20th century and is one of the three Catalan national museums. The facility is located on the European Industrial Heritage Trail. His unique collection presents the rich history of science and industry as well as the industrialization process in Catalonia. The collection includes both amazing exhibits from the Neolithic revolution and a modern solar-powered vehicle. Historic weaving machines and a huge, horizontal steam engine are the pearl in the crown.

The museum is located in the amazing old weaving mill of Aymerich, Amat and Jover. The iconic textile factory was opened in 1909. The author of the unusual design was the Catalan architect Lluís Muncunill. The building is considered a masterpiece of Catalan modernism. Its characteristic feature is the original roof created from over 160 shell-shaped arches. The company ceased operations in 1978.

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Rambla d'Ègara 27008221 Terrassa, Spain